Manitoba Photographers: Leo Derechin (1875-1966)
Born on 27 November 1875, he was a photographer at Winnipeg for 45 years, operating as Smiths Photo Studio at 405 Selkirk Avenue (1920s). He and wife Eugenia “Jennie” Derechin (1890-1970) had a son, William Derechin (?-1997). He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 15 October 1966 and was buried in the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery.
Advertisement, Czas [Winnipeg], 2 February 1927, page 8.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 22 October 1966, page 38.
Obituary [Jennie Derechin], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 November 1970, page 12.
Leo Derechin, BillionGraves.
We thank Nathen Gabriel for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 20 October 2019
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